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Megan Rapinoe scored both goals as the USA beat France in the Women's World Cup quarter-finals on Friday

Megan Rapinoe joins Serena Williams in vow to fight for equal pay ‘every day...

United States forward Megan Rapinoe has echoed Serena Williams' comments on equal pay amid the Women's World Cup winners' ongoing fight for parity with the men's team.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has declared Eva premium table water safe for consumption.

NAFDAC certifies Eva bottled water safe for drinking

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has declared Eva premium table water safe for consumption.

N2.5 billion DSO payment: Defendants kick against Lai Mohammed’s appearance in court

Defendants in the case of alleged misapplication of N2.5 billion Federal Government Digital Switch-Over (DSO) programme, have countered application by the prosecution to present former Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, as a witness in court.
DAAR Communications

NBC lifts suspension of Daar Communication

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has lifted the suspension placed on the Daar Communication, owner of AIT and Ray Power.

Lai Mohammed to appear in court over alleged N2.5 billion misuse

Lai Mohammed, the former Minister of Information and Culture, is to appear before a Federal High Court Abuja to explain his role in the alleged misapplication of N2.5 billion Federal Government Digital Switch-Over (DSO) programme.
[FILE] US President Donald Trump chairs a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 2, 2019. – President Donald Trump warned Wednesday the US federal government may not reopen any time soon, as he stood firm on his demand for billions of dollars in funding for a border wall with Mexico.Addressing a cabinet meeting on the 12th day of the shutdown, Trump warned it “could be a long time” before the impasse is resolved.”It’s too important a subject to walk away from,” said the president, who was to meet later with Democratic and Republican lawmakers. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP)

Donald Trump dismisses UN request to investigate Jamal Khashoggi’s murder

President Donald Trump has dismissed a United Nations request for the FBI to investigate the murder of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
President Trump began his re-election rally by hammering his rivals and heralding his perceived successes. Erin Schaff-The New York Times

Donald Trump: I’m not looking for war with Iran

The downing of a US surveillance drone on Thursday by Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards had brought the two foes to the brink of war. Tehran said the drone violated its airspace but Washington insisted it was flying over international waters in the Gulf.
Donald Trump has refused to apologise to five men wrongly convicted of raping a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago, saying they admitted their guilt.

Donald Trump warns Iran of ‘obliteration’ in event of war

President Trump has said he does not want war but warned Iran it would face “obliteration” if conflict broke out.
A large fire broke out early Friday at an oil refinery in Philadelphia, rattling the area with at least one booming explosion and lighting up the dark sky with huge balls of gas and flame.

Huge fire breaks out at Philadelphia oil refinery

A huge blaze erupted at a Philadelphia oil refinery early Friday, sending a fireball into the sky and forcing residents to stay off nearby roads, local media and officials said.
DAAR Communications

Court grants DAAR, NBC leave to settle out of court

Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court Abuja, on Thursday, granted DAAR Communications and the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) leave to settle their dispute out of court.
Africa Independent Television (AIT)

NBC, AIT resolve differences as ‘media elders’ intervene

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and DAAR Communications Plc, owners of Africa Independent Television (AIT) and Ray Power FM, have resolved their differences.
Peter Obi

Peter Obi: Suspension of AIT, RayPower licences an affront on freedom of the press

Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, has strongly condemned the suspension of the licences of African Independent Television (AIT) and RayPower FM by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC).
Kola Ologbondiyan

AIT/Raypower: PDP commends judiciary for upholding justice, rule of law

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has praised the judiciary “for upholding justice and the tenets of democracy, particularly the right of fair hearing, by ordering the immediate reopening of African Independent Television (AIT) and Raypower radio”.

DAAR suspension: NBC obeys court order

The National Broadcasting Commission says it has complied with the Ex-parte Order granted by the Federal High Court, Abuja Division on Friday, 7th June, 2019.

Beyond the lifting of licences of AIT/Raypower

The closure of media houses was a common phenomenon under the defunct military dictatorship in Nigeria. Since the restoration of civil rule 20 years ago, the dangerous trend has continued under succesive regimes either through military invasion of media houses or seizure of copies of newspapers.
Africa Independent Television (AIT)

SERAP, CWPPF, others condemn closure of AIT/Ray Power FM

More civil society organisations have joined the wave of condemnation that greeted the Nigerian government’s closure of African Independent Television and Ray Power FM two days ago.
Africa Independent Television (AIT)

SERAP: President Buhari must order NBC to reopen AIT/Raypower

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “prevail on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to immediately end the suspension of the African Independent Television (AIT) and RayPower FM.
DAAR Communications

NBC: Court restores DAAR Communications broadcast licence

DAAR Communications Plc, owners of AIT and Ray Power FM may have heaved a sigh of relieve as a Federal High Court in Abuja has granted an order ex-parte for the maintenance of status quo, following the suspension of its operating licence by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC).

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A final year student of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH) was brutally killed on Monday morning.

Delta APC mocks O’tega Emerhor on failed case against party, Senator Omo-Agege

The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Monday mocked a leader of the party in the state, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, following failed court cases he filed against the party through an executive faction led by Cyril Ogodo.
France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook’s Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France’s central bank governor said on Friday.

Facebook tells US Congress how it thinks its cryptocurrency Libra should be regulated

Facebook will not launch the cryptocurrency Libra until it has “fully addressed regulatory concerns,” according to David Marcus, the head of Facebook’s Calibra. The remarks are prepared testimony he plans to give tomorrow, in front of the US Senate Banking Committee.
A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.

Ibadan polytechnic graduate jailed for impersonation

A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 3

Insecurity: We’ll give special budgetary attention to Zamfara – Speaker Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.